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Re: Non-Alphabetic English

From:Elliott Lash <al260@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 23, 2002, 1:31
In a message dated Mon, 22 Jul 2002 22:04:50 +0200, mail@HCLE.DE writes:

> > > phew .... since english has a rather complicated syllable structure, > this would be pretty complex, i suppose, but worth an attempt. > > i once did a writing script for french based on syllables (and a > conlang which should have a chinese grammar [therefore syllables] and > sound like french), the symbol for each syllable consisting of its > phonetic parts (-> not really based on syllables), so that je t'aime > would be > > Z@ tEm (though i'm not sure about the ipa transcription) > each of them being written as one symbol
actually, in contemporary French, it's pronounced: /S=tEm/ .. or something to that effect, it's more of one syllable than two. Elliott Lash